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Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Event at Syracuse University Cancelled Amid Bias Concerns, Student Says

A dialogue event on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Syracuse University was nixed last week, allegedly over concerns about its political leanings. The event -- organized as a...

December 14, 2018 2:55 pm

‘You Jews Disgust Me’: British Play on Antisemitism Faces Torrent of Abuse

A new play on antisemitism that opened in London on Tuesday has ironically inspired a torrent of anti-Jewish abuse. Written by Stephen Laughton, "One Jewish Boy" centers on the experiences of a British Jewish man who is...

British Football Club Chelsea Condemns Own Fans Over Antisemitic Chant

The British football club Chelsea has condemned a group of its fans who sang an antisemitic chant during a road match in Budapest on Thursday. The chant was heard during a 2-2 draw against Vidi at Groupama...

LATAM Airlines Completes First Direct Flight From Latin America to Israel

JNS.org - One of Latin America’s largest air carriers, LATAM Airlines, completed on Thursday its first-ever direct flight from the region to Israel. The trip took place from the Chilean capital of Santiago via São Paulo/Guarulhos-Governador André Franco...

December 14, 2018 10:04 am

UK PM May’s Plea for EU Help on Brexit Cast as Failure at Home

British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win legally binding assurances from the EU on...

December 14, 2018 9:54 am

US Senate Hands Trump Historic Rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The US Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia...

December 14, 2018 8:52 am

Bitcoin Bomb Threats Sweep US, Canada, but Lack Credibility

A rash of bomb threats were emailed on Thursday to hundreds of businesses, public offices...

December 14, 2018 8:39 am

Due to US Sanctions, Iran Falls to Sixth-Biggest Oil Supplier to India in November, From Fourth in October

India's monthly oil imports from Iran plunged to their lowest in a year in November with Tehran...

December 13, 2018 5:01 pm

All 10 University of California Chancellors Condemn Boycott of Israel as ‘Direct, Serious Threat to Academic Freedom’

All ten chancellors in the University of California system have reaffirmed their opposition to the...

December 14, 2018 2:55 pm

Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Event at Syracuse University Cancelled Amid Bias Concerns, Student Says

A dialogue event on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Syracuse University was nixed last week, allegedly over concerns about its political leanings. The event -- organized as a capstone...

December 14, 2018 2:51 pm

‘You Jews Disgust Me’: British Play on Antisemitism Faces Torrent of Abuse

A new play on antisemitism that opened in London on Tuesday has ironically inspired a torrent of anti-Jewish abuse. Written by Stephen Laughton, "One Jewish Boy" centers...

December 14, 2018 1:08 pm

British Football Club Chelsea Condemns Own Fans Over Antisemitic Chant

The British football club Chelsea has condemned a group of its fans who sang an antisemitic chant during a road match in Budapest on Thursday. The chant...

December 14, 2018 10:51 am

LATAM Airlines Completes First Direct Flight From Latin America to Israel

JNS.org - One of Latin America’s largest air carriers, LATAM Airlines, completed on Thursday its first-ever direct flight from the region to Israel. The trip took place from...

December 14, 2018 10:04 am

UK PM May’s Plea for EU Help on Brexit Cast as Failure at Home

British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win legally binding assurances from the EU on her deal to quit the bloc was cast as a...

December 14, 2018 9:54 am

US Senate Hands Trump Historic Rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The US Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end US military support for the...

December 14, 2018 8:52 am

Bitcoin Bomb Threats Sweep US, Canada, but Lack Credibility

A rash of bomb threats were emailed on Thursday to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools across the United States and Canada demanding payment...

December 14, 2018 8:39 am

Due to US Sanctions, Iran Falls to Sixth-Biggest Oil Supplier to India in November, From Fourth in October

India's monthly oil imports from Iran plunged to their lowest in a year in November with Tehran dropping two places to become only the sixth biggest supplier...

December 13, 2018 5:01 pm

All 10 University of California Chancellors Condemn Boycott of Israel as ‘Direct, Serious Threat to Academic Freedom’

All ten chancellors in the University of California system have reaffirmed their opposition to the academic boycott of Israel, following requests by more than 100 organizations. In...

December 13, 2018 4:23 pm

Police Sources: Main Suspect in Strasbourg Attack Has Been Killed

The suspected gunman, who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, has been killed, two police sources said on Thursday, ending his 48-hours on...

December 13, 2018 12:34 pm

Weakened May Turns to Brussels for Brexit Help, but EU Cautious

Britain's weakened prime minister, Theresa May, said on Thursday she did not expect to secure an immediate breakthrough in Brexit talks that would provide her...

December 13, 2018 12:21 pm

South Korea’s Kakao Invests in Israeli Blockchain Firm Orbs

Israeli blockchain startup Orbs said on Thursday it received an investment from Kakao Investment, the venture arm of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp. Orbs did...

December 13, 2018 11:07 am

South Florida Town Passes Resolution Against Airbnb Boycott of Judea and Samaria

JNS.org - The town of Surfside, Fla., in Miami-Dade Country, condemned Airbnb on Wednesday for violating an agreement with the town that prohibits discriminatory boycotts amid...

December 13, 2018 10:04 am

Perry, Iraqi Kurdish Leader Discuss Energy Ties, Iran

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry tweeted on Thursday that he had discussed energy cooperation with Iraqi Kurdish leader Masrour Barzani. "My final meeting in Iraq was...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

Opinion

The Story of Joseph, the Holocaust, and Why Forgiveness Requires Closure

In 1976, the famous Holocaust survivor and Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal published a small book called The Sunflower. The book was inspired by a troubling and evocative memory that had plagued...

Middle East

Turkey Will Enter Syria’s Manbij If US Doesn’t Remove YPG Fight...

Turkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and...

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